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The skies remained dry for the latter half of Sunday, December 2nd. It's been a tradition for the past 26 years to host the City's annual Festival of Lights on the first Sunday in December. Holiday carolers make their way down Visitacion Ave. towards the Community Park, Santa makes a stop in town to light the Festival Tree, and performances by Brisbane's talented youth entertain the many that have come to watch the festivities along San Francisco St. It really is a unique celebration, and one which Brisbane resident Christina Florkowski photographed, so that we can all remember the special feeling we felt that night when the Community came together. Thank you, Christina, for capturing these fabulous shots for all of us to enjoy.
Brisbane Women's Club
Senior's Holiday Brunch
Sat., Dec. 15, 10 am, 185 Visitacion
Free For All Brisbane Seniors
Brisbane Women's Club
Sat., Dec. 15th, 1 - 3 pm, Comm. Ctr.
Brisbane Lions Club
Sun., Dec. 16th, 1 pm, Comm. Ctr.
Free for All Brisbane Seniors
We've been seeing stars lately! Not just in the sense of the five-pointed shape, but in the people working at the playground to get the project done!
Public Works Crewmembers Ramiro Ibarra and Dustin Cohn assisted with pumping out rainwater from what will be the sand box area on Thursday morning.
With a more dry surface to work with, the contractors were able to start laying down the base mat layer for the rubber surfacing, which is made out of recycled tires.
The finished base mat for the swing area is ready to get its second layer applied.
But before the color is applied, the white stars are formed with a template.
It takes two people to get the job done most effectively.
So that the result is a perfect cookie-cutter like star!
Earlier this morning, local contractor Mike Glynn started applying the gold donor stars to the concrete seat wall with a heavy-duty expoxy. Kessel Crockett has been carefully mounting each of the 210 gold donor stars since then.
The contractor will be done applying the rubber surfacing on Monday, at which time it needs time to fully cure. So, the fence will still be up until the end of the week.
The Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony will be taking place on Saturday, December 15th, starting at 10:00am. Make sure you come out to for the official dedication of Brisbane's newest playground!
Updated 12/12/12: Current pics of the playground after the rubber surfacing was installed by TotTurf.
City of Brisbane
Please Drop Off Your Holiday
Toy, Food and Warm Coat Donations
at City Hall, 50 Park Lane
Brisbane Lions Club
Annual Student Speaker Contest
Open to local high school students. Space limited
Register by Jan 18th
Info: 650.541.8433 or firstname.lastname@example.org
In the spirit of giving this holiday season and giving back to the Community, Ann Lloyd of Lloyds Jewelry in Brisbane (located at 106 Old County Rd. in the Brisbane Village Shopping Center), will donate 10% of the amount of your purchases to the Community Club Or Organization of your choice. These donations will be made by Lloyds on behalf of the persons purchasing the merchandise. This offer will be going on through Christmas. Also, from now until Christmas, they will pay the sales tax!
Also, Lloyds will be having a Christmas Party on Saturday, December 22nd from 4:00pm - 7:00pm. The whole Community is invited.
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday, 11:30am - 6:30pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday - Closed
Please call Ann at (415) 467-7375 or (415) 999-0748 for more information.
Ann hard at work, while customers browse her many custom pieces.
Brisbane School District
Re: Possible Merger of Bayshore and Brisbane
Tonight, 6 - 8:30 pm, Mission Blue Ctr.
Water Bills are
Due December 5th
Brisbane Dance Workshop 3rd Annual
Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair
Sat., Dec. 8th, 11 am - 5 pm, Miss. Blue Ctr.
Featuring handmade items by local artists and craftpersons
Can 1 person help the city during these storms?
Of course! With nearly 500 catch basins to keep clean, city crews are stretched pretty thin during the first few rains storms that include heavy rains. Keeping the inlet of the catch basin in the street near your house will keep the water moving and help prevent flooding.
A storm drain covered with debris from the storm.
60 seconds of work later!
There's no need to dispose of the debris, just move it to the sidewalk or street and DPW will pick it up as soon as they can.
If you are interested in "officially" adopting the storm drains nearest your home, please click here for more information.
One can never be too prepared! Sand bags are now available atop two palettes outside the gate of the Public Works Corp Yard, located at the intersection of Tunnel Ave. and Lagoon Rd. Each sand bag weighs approximately 15 lbs. and are free for the taking. So please stop by and pick up the amount you need...more will be made by the Public Works crew as necessary to ensure the community has what it needs to guard against flooding during the rainy season. And, the below pics illustrate how Dolan, Joe, and Keegan from the PW crew got sand bag-making down to a simple, easy process -- with the help of some safety cones acting as pastry bags. Now, that's creative. Good work, guys!